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Various pets alive and dead by Marina Lewycka

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Published by Fig Tree in London, New York, N.Y .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementMarina Kewycka
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6112.E895 V37 2012
The Physical Object
Pagination367 p. ;
Number of Pages367
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25333325M
ISBN 101905490550, 1905490917
ISBN 109781905490554, 9781905490912
LC Control Number2012429591

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This is a very funny book about family and ethics. Amid the global financial crisis, Doro sets out to tell her grown up children some good news. But each is preoccupied with a crisis of their own: Serge, putting their commune childhood behind him, is making good money in banking but can't face telling Doro. Oolie-Anna wants to leave home. And Clara, teaching in a difficult school, has to.   Various Pets Alive and Dead speeds between the main three characters, its chapters often short and beguiling. Lewycka's habit is to leave little mysteries, and you may have to Author: Bill Greenwell. Various Pets Alive and Dead, By Marina Lewycka. Various Pets Alive and Dead, The book's chapters centre on different family members. Lewycka's trademark humour is present in : Leyla Sanai.   Marina Lewycka explores the clash of the generations in one extremely colourful family in her comic novel Various Pets Alive and Dead. For twenty years Doro and Marcus lived in a commune, convinced lentils and free love would change the world.4/5().

A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian, Two Caravans and Marina's third and fourth novels, We Are All Made of Glue, Various Pets Alive and Dead and The Lubetkin Legacy are all available in Penguin. Marina Lewycka lives in Sheffield/5(56). Most normal parents, you'd think, would be pleased to have a son not yet thirty and earning ninety grand a year. But not Doro and Marcus. They'd consider it the ultimate betrayal of his ideals, meaning their ideals, because Serge doesn't claim to have any ideals apart from a vague general sense of goodwill towards mankind. And womankind/5(5). Marina Lewycka explores the clash of the generations in one extremely colourful family in her comic novel Various Pets Alive and Dead.. For twenty years Doro and Marcus lived in a commune, convinced lentils and free love would change the world/5(90).   Various Pets Alive and Dead is the wonderfully funny fourth novel from Marina Lewycka, author of the bestselling A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian. For twenty years Doro and Marcus lived in a commune, convinced lentils and free love would change the world/5(K).